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'Gloire du Midi' rose Description
'Gloire du Midi' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Polyantha.
Registration name: Gloire du Midi
Exhibition name: Gloire du Midi
Origin:
Discovered by Gerrit De Ruiter (Netherlands, before 1932).
Introduced in Netherlands by Sliedrecht & Co. in 1932 as 'Gloire du Midi'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1932 as 'Gloire du Midi'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1934 as 'Gloire du Midi'.
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Orange - scarlet.  Mild fragrance.  Small, semi-double to double, in large clusters, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 18" (up to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 270  on  1 Feb 1938   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Diploid
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